Conservation easements protect:
Helping ensure that our watersheds remain whole and healthy – filtering and replenishing – and that precious, life-giving rivers, streams and other water flows are protected.
Helping protect the natural resources that wildlife depend on: water, habitat, and open space for their migratory corridors and flyways. After all, wildlife – and nature, in general – doesn’t recognize property lines!
Helping ranchers and farmers keep their properties whole and their heritage preserved, providing food and protecting New Mexico’s open space for public benefit.
Our Vision: One Million Acres Conserved!
Goal: 1,000,000 acres by 2030!
672,953 total acres conserved!
Land Conservation protects water, too!
Land conservation can play a critical role in ensuring that our watersheds remain whole and healthy. New Mexico Land Conservancy efforts have led to:
.. . . and an additional:
Total acres as of December 31, 2022
For Love of the Land
NMLC is seeking a Communications & Development Manager
Join our Team! NMLC is seeking a Communications & Development Manager. Apply by May 1, 2023.
NMLC is seeking a Northern New Mexico Project Manager
NMLC is seeking a qualified Northern New Mexico Project Manager. Apply by May 1, 2023.
NMLC Board of Directors announces changes in leadership in 2023.
After nearly 19 years of service to the organization, Scott Wilber has announced that he will step down as NMLC’s Executive Director at the end of March 2023.